Article by Lies Wesseling in Dutch newspaper Trouw

Lies Wesseling published an opinion piece in the Dutch newspaper Trouw dated Friday 15 January, in which she argues that in case of conflictual divorce procedures, mandatory mediation is not a solution. She writes that a better approach is to look for ways to ensure economic independence for both partners. The article is available in Dutch

Lies Wesseling is the director of the Centre for Gender and Diversity, the leader of the NWO-funded research programs Emergent Cultural Literacy: Assimilating Children’s Literature and PLACIM: Towards a Cultural Platform for Children’s Media.